Group Engineering Manager

  • Job Reference: 00001668-1
  • Date Posted: 21 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Wynnstay Group Ltd
  • Location: Llansantffraid, Powys
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Group Engineering Manager

Wynnstay Group Plc, a leading regionally based Agricultural supply business with a Group turnover in excess of £431 million, successfully operates a mix of activities within a highly competitive environment. Wynnstay’s work in the agricultural farm supplies and rural specialist merchanting sectors, consistently produces quality products, delivering a quality service and product to our farmer customer base, whilst maximising profitability and shareholder return.

Employing more than 900 hardworking and dedicated people all working towards an ambitious strategic plan, we operate Nationally spanning more than 60 sites including 13 manufacturing, processing and blending facilities across the Group.

As we grow organically and through acquisition, we seek an experienced strategic engineering professional, with a sound knowledge of production manufacturing, to support the development of our Group national manufacturing and processing network.


The Opportunity:


Focusing on assessing our operational capabilities the successful candidate will have a superior understanding of the opportunities and risks facing our business in the current environment, to facilitate improvement and alignment of capability to our corporate strategy, agreed efficiencies and continuous improvement protocols.

Responsible for the implementation of business measures, new guidelines or strategies, working jointly and effectively with department heads, site operation teams, and senior business managers, you will develop and review company and department key performance indicators to measure success. Demonstrating optimisation of the business assets and improved performance metrics in terms of quality efficient production, cost, and volume, this role will ensure we continue to operate to the highest standards of compliance and health and safety.


The Person:


Your strong stakeholder engagement and interpersonal skills will offer an ethical and transparent approach to working practice, you will be experienced in managing multi-site mechanical and electrical engineering, continuous improvement, and budgetary needs, whilst maintaining efficient and effective processing and supply of manufactured products in line with agreed quality control, environmental and business unit service policies.


A strong driven leader you will be able to operate effectively across all production disciplines. You will promote excellence in service and operational performance ensuring that the financial and non-financial goals are achieved, regularly undertaking financial reviews, driving continuous improvement in customer service and operating standards with the active use of a suite of relevant KPIs. 

It is preferred that you hold a degree level qualification in engineering or management or in a similar discipline. As a successful senior manager, you will be experienced in supply chain process re-engineering, leading change management, and possess exceptional communication skills.

The Rewards:

A competitive senior management salary package including, expensed company vehicle, pension contributions and life assurance scheme, and private medical insurance.

Closing date Friday 30 April 2021

To apply please email your CV and letter of application to Or for a private and confidential discussion please contact